Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 31, 2013ROLL CALL VOTES
2) Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #201, the nomination of Byron Todd Jones, of MN, to be Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; Invoked: 60-40
3) Confirmation of Executive Calendar #201, the nomination of Byron Todd Jones, of MN, to be Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; Confirmed: 53-42
Adopted S.Res.156, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate of the 10-year anniversary of NATO Allied Command Transformation with a committee-reported substitute amendment.
Adopted S.Res.207, designating August 16, 2013, as "National Airborne Day".
Adopted S.Res.208, designating the week beginning September 8, 2013, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week".
Adopted S.Res.209, remembering the anniversary of the tragic shooting on August 5, 2012, at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.
Adopted S.Res.210, recognizing and honoring Robert S. Mueller, III, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Adopted S.Res.211, designating September 2013 as "National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month".
Completed the Rule 14 process of S.1392, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act. (Shaheen and Portman)
No additional EXECUTIVE ITEMS